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    The Necklace Essay

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    As an intro in The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, Mme. Loisel is described as an elegant and beautiful girl who may have been “mistaken by destiny” as she is born in a family of clerks. She is quite self-conscious about the poverty that she is dealing with and because of that she got married, also, to a clerk without any dowries. Feeling like she had fallen from her “proper station”. As the reader, we can assume that Mme. Loisel is an arrogant character who is full of herself and believes that…

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    Power In The Necklace

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    the short story, The Necklace, by Guy De Maupassant. In the story the main character, Mathilde, is depressed because she doesn't have the same influence on people that a person with expensive things would. To cheer her up, her husband buys her a dress and takes her to a fancy ball. She decides she needs an expensive necklace to top it all off, so she borrows one from her privileged friend. She then loses the necklace and spends ten years paying it off only to find out the necklace she lost was…

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    Greed In The Necklace

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    Greed Unto Failure One of the first facts Maupassant says about Madame Loisel is, “She suffered from the poverty of her dwelling, from the wretched look of the walls, from the worn out chairs, from the ugliness of the curtains” (lines 9 - 10). “The Necklace” is a story full of many motifs, examples of symbolism, and a great plot, but the best component of this tale is the theme that greed only leads to failure. The author of this published piece of literature is Guy de Maupassant. Now, imagine…

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    The Necklace Quotes

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    “The Necklace,” is a story written by Guy De Maupassant, this story is about a middle class women who loses a necklace. Mme. Loisel is a pretty, and charming, she married M. Loisel. M. Loisel is a prosperous, famous man, and a minor clerk at the Ministry of Education. M. and Mme. Loisel are invited to evening reception at the Ministerial Mansion. Mme. Loisel purchases a dress, and borrows jewelry from a friend, Mme. Forestier. The evening of the the reception Mme. Loisel loses the necklace that…

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    The Necklace Greed

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    In The text “The Necklace.” the author talks about how the main character Madame Loisel is a greedy,selfish, and depressed. He talks all about how she hated the life she lived and how she deserved more in life. As the storying goes on you see the theme developing and impacting M.Loisel, and in this I think the theme is depression. Madame Loisel was not born into a rich family and her entire life she believed that she deserved more than what she had. Loisel believed she needed to be in a…

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    The Necklace Maupassant

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    The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant The main character in The Necklace, Mathilde Loisel, is perceived to be narcissistic. Though everything is tidy and serviceable in the Loisels modest apartment, Mathilde is unhappy with the “worn” walls, “shabby” furniture, and “ugly” curtains, despite the fact that she has a cleaning lady and little to do all day besides dream of a better life. This shows how Mathilde is ungrateful for what she has, and feels poorly for herself for not having better. It also…

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    Greed In The Necklace

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    The story “The Necklace” shows a middle class lady who is greedy and careless in having a desires to be in the upper class. Her husband, a government clerk, has a fair, decent paying job; she still wishes he was rich and powerful. Her friend that she somewhat envies her because she is rich and have nice things by the end of the story, Mathilde was shocked that all nice things are not expensive. Being jealous, greedy, self-conscious, are many more factors that portray throughout the story end up…

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    Mme Loisel In The Necklace

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    Mme Loisel is a character from the short story ‘The Necklace’. In the story she is described in many different ways, she can be charming but can also be an envious person. She can also be a greedy and eager woman that likes to look rich. The story is set in ‘La Belle époque’ - French for ‘The Beautiful Era’. ‘La Belle époque’ was in contrast with WW1 which followed on from then . It was a period of time characterised by economy and regional peace especially in Paris. Until WW1 came along. ‘La…

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    Money, diamonds, gold, high end products. For many people, that is the definition of happiness and success. Mathilde Loisel was one of those people. Mathilde Loisel, the protagonist, from the short story, “The Necklace”, is a dynamic character because she changes from being materialistic to hardworking throughout the story. Mathilde Loisel changes throughout the story from being materialistic to hardworking. In the beginning she was believed she needed to be rich in order to be happy. “She…

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    People should be thankful for what they have because money has to be earned with hard work. Mme. Loisel did not realize how hard her husband worked and learned the hard way to be appreciative. In “The Necklace” written by Guy Maupassant Mme. Loisel borrows a diamond necklace and ends up paying for her lies she told, literally. This story is fictional, and many people can learn a good lesson from it. Mme. Louisel caused her own downfall because she was greedy, envious, and selfish. Mme.…

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